Ken Follett: The Transformation of a Writer

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Popular Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Social Science - 159 pages
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Carlos Ramet focuses on the artistic development and cultural implications of the best-selling author of works such as Eye of the Needle (1978), The Pillars of the Earth (1989), and The Hammer of Eden (1998). Beginning with his earliest published novel, The Big Needle (1974), Ramet explores the tension between the popular and the serious that has underlain much of Follett's work. Ramet examines this writer's blending of genres, film adaptations of his novels, and his keen ability to extend his readership through a “hybridization” process. Ramet linguistically analyzes Follett's flexibility with literary forms; explores archetypal patterns; and demonstrates that Follett's involvement in British politics is reflected not only in his latest works but has been implied by his novels from the start.
  

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Ken Follett | Archives at Saginaw Valley State University
... now executive assistant to the university's president, wrote a book about my work, "Ken Follett: The Transformation of a Writer". ...
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were set in motion to assure that. vital university paperwork came. into the Records Management area. Contacts with over three dozen ...
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Ken Follett: Friend of SVSU to Speak at Commencement - Welcome to ...
... works and developed a series of scholarly articles which culminated in his book, "Ken Follett: The Transformation of a Writer," published in 1999. ...
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20th-Century American Bestsellers
Ken Follett: The Transformation of a Writer. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1999. Reardon, Patrick. ...
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